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Development Survey : Household Survey
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Encuesta de desarrollo: Encuesta sobre el hogar ( )
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Purcell, Trevor
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Survey for assessing the social and economic development for the Monteverde Zone. Part of a larger study of the link between tourism, development , health and biodiversity.
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Encuesta para determinar el desarrollo social y económico para la zona de Monteverde. Parte de un estudio largo del enlace entre turismo, desarrollo, salud y biodiversidad.
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English

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Development Survey: Household Survey Research Topic: Development and Tourism in Monte Ve rde Zone Purpose: The survey is intended to collect data on the social and economic development of the Monte Verde Zone. It is part of the larger study to assess the link between tourism, development, healt h and biodiversity. Researcher: Dr. Trevor Purcell Interviewer: ___________________________ Household ID # : _________________ Name of person interviewed: ________________ Questionnaire #: _________________ Start Time: ____________________________ End Time: _____________________________ A. Demographic Data Number of individuals in household: ____________ 2. a) Sex of respondent: Male [1] Female [2] b) What is the position of the respondent in the h ousehold?: __________________ __________________________________________________ _________________ Age of respondent (interviewer may fill in age bas ed on observation): 18-19 [1] 20-29 [2] 30-39 [3] 40-49 [4] 50-59 [5] 60-69 [6] 70-79 [7] 80-89 [8] 90-99 [9] 100-109 [10] Other [0] _____ 3. Identify community in which household is located : Santa Elena [1] Cerro Plano [2] Monteverde [3] San Luis [4] La Cruz [5] Caitas [6] La Lindora [7] Los Llanos [8] Ro Negro [9] Other [0] ________________________________________ ________________ 4. a) Do the members of this household reside in this household year round?: Yes [1] (go to #5) No [2] (go to b-e) b) If no, how many residents of the household do no t live here all year? 1 [1] 2 [2] 3 [3] 4 [4] 5 [5] Other [0] ________________________________________ _________________ c) During which parts of the year?: ______________ ________________________ __________________________________________________ _________________ __________________________________________________ _________________ d) If no, where do members of this household reside other than here?:

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2 Santa Elena [1] Cerro Plano [2] Monteverde [3] San Luis [4] La Cruz [5] Caitas [6] La Lindora [7] Los Llanos [8] Ro Negro [9] Costa Rica (other than Monte Verde Zone) [10] Wher e?: __________________ __________________________________________________ ________________ Foreign Country [11] Where?: _____________________ __________________ __________________________________________________ ________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ ________________ __________________________________________________ _________________ e) Why do members of this household reside in two o r more places during the year?: Work [1] Leisure [2] Other [0] _____________________ 5. Have you lived in the Monte Verde Zone continuously since birth?: Yes [1] No [2] If Yes, go to #6. If No go to #7 6. If you have lived continuously in the Monte Verd e Zone since birth, a) Have you always lived in this community?: Yes [1] No [2] b) If no, which was the last community you lived i n?: Santa Elena [1] Cerro Plano [2] Monteverde [3] San Luis [4] La Cruz [5] Caitas [6] La Lindora [7] Los Llanos [8] Ro Negro [9] Costa Rica (other than Monte Verde Zone) [10] Wher e?: ____________________ Foreign Country [11] Where?: _____________________ ___________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ _________________ c) And, why did you decide to move to this particul ar community?: Work [1] Visited and stayed [2] Family [3] Friends [4] Other [0] ___________________________________ d) And, in what year did you come to this community?: _________________ _______ Proceed to #8 7. If you have not lived in the zone since birth, a) What year did you or your household move to the Monte Verde Zone?: _________ b) Where did you move from?: Costa Rica (other than Monte Verde Zone) [1] Where ?: _____________________ Foreign Country [2] Where?: ______________________ ____________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ __________________ c) Why did you or your household decide to move to the Monte Verde Zone?: Employment [1] Family [2] Friends [3] Visit and stayed [4] Other [0] ____________________________ __________________________________________________ _________________ d) Did you move as a household?: Yes [1] No [2] If not, how many and who in family moved?: ________ _______________________

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3 __________________________________________________ __________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ e) Why did you or your household decide to move to this particular community (instead of another in community in the Monte Verde Zone)?: _________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ 8. How long do you or your household plan on stayin g in the Monteverde Zone?: Permanently [1] Temporarily, I reside here all year round now for my work, but only plan on staying while I work here [2] Temporarily, I reside here all year round now for my leisure, but plan on moving away eventually [3] I live here only seasonally [4], Which season?: __ ___________________________ And why?: _________________________________________ ____________ _________________________________________________ ______________ Other [0] __________________________________________________ _________ 9. Total number of vehicles or forms of transport o wned by household: Type Number Capacity (including driver) 1. Cars/Jeeps 2. 1. Motorcycles 2. 1. ATV/cuadrociclo 2. 1. Bicycles 2. 1. Horses (and other livestock used for transport) 2. 1. Micro-buses 2. 1. Trucks 2. 1. Other (specify) 2. Household does not have any vehicles or forms of t ransport [1] 10. Will household agree to do travel diary? (explain to interviewee) Yes [1] No [2] 11. a) Does the household have a computer?: Yes [1] No [2] b) Does the household have internet access?: Yes [1] No [2] 12. a) Do you own the house you live in?: Yes [1] No [2]

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4 b) If not, is it . ?: Rented [1] Borrowed [2] Shared [3] Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ c) Who is the owner?: ____________________________ _______________________ __________________________________________________ ___________________ d) And is he/she/them a . Costa Rican national residing in the Monte Verde Z one [1] Costa Rican national residing outside of the Monte Verde Zone [2] Foreign national residing in the Monte Verde Zone [3] Foreign national residing in Costa Rica [4] Foreign national residing outside of Costa Rica [5 ] Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ B. Employment 13. How do the members of your household make their living? a) Person (first name) b) Years of schooling c) Age d) Relation to respondent e) Job f) Location of Job g) Salary for specific job h) Job seasonal variation 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4.

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5 14. What were the principal economic activities of your family five years ago?: Questions #15-18 pertain to farming families. If ho usehold is not involved in farming skip to question #18. 15. If household engages in farming, what type of f arming does it do?: Lecheria [1] Dairy cattle [2] Beef cattle [3] Coffee [4] Vegetables [5] Multiple [6] _____________________________________ _________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ ________________ 16. a) If family is farming family, do they: Own land [1] Rent [2] Free-share (use for free) [3] Own and rent [4] Own and free-share [5] Rent and free-share [6] Other [0]_________________________________________ _________________ b) If the farming land is rented, leased, or share d, who owns it?: ________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ c) And is (are) he/she/them . Costa Rican national residing in the Monte Verde Z one [1] Costa Rican national residing outside of the Monte Verde Zone [2] Foreign national residing in the Monte Verde Zone [3] Foreign national residing in Costa Rica [4] Foreign national residing outside of Costa Rica [5 ] Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ 17. How much land do you have (total of land that i s owned, leased and/or shared)?: _______ hectares or _________ square meters 18. Is the land you have adequate for your needs?: Yes [1] No [2] C. Community 19. What does “The Monte Verde Zone” mean to you?:

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6 20. To what community organizations do you and/or m embers of your household belong?: a) Person b) Age c) Relationship to respondent d) Organization e) Type of participation f) Length of involvement 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 21. What is you opinion, in general, about developm ent in the Monte Verde Zone?: Positive. I like the growth of the Zone and the be nefits that growth brings [1] Neutral. I don’t know. I don’t really think it is positive or negative [2] Negative. I don’t like the consequence that come w ith the growth of the Zone [3] 22. a) What participation do you have regarding pub lic services in the Monteverde Zone?: Formal participation [1] (involves membership in a formal organization where there is typically an application process and where particip ation is usually mandatory; “socio”, person has formal positions within formal institutions). Informal participation [2] (involves membership in informal organizations where participation is not mandatory but person usually a ttends and participates. Person and organization involve themselves in public servi ces even though they do not have a formal place within the institution). Observer [3] (does not participate or attempt to p articipate in public service issues even though they may occasionally attend informatio nal meetings). Leader [4] (person in charge of running or coordin ating organizations that have formal input into development process). Volunteer [5] (member of an organization that come s together to perform a specific task; person do not receive monetary compensation.) Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________

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7 b) If you participate as anything other than an obs erver, which public service are you involved in?: Water [1] Transportation [2] Electricity [3] Healthcare [4] Sewage [5] Roads [6] Education [7] Garbage collection [8] Recycling [9] Multiple [10] ____________________________________ ___________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ 23. If you do not agree with decisions made by lead ers about the Monte Verde Zone, to what formal authority or community leader do you appeal? : _______________________________ __________________________________________________ ___________________ __________________________________________________ ___________________ 24. How do you receive information about decisions in the Monte Verde Zone?: Word of Mouth [1] Meetings [2] Internet [3] Bulletin Fuerza Femenina [4] Magazine Agua Pura [5] Letters [6] National Newspaper [7] Television [8] Radio [9] Multiple [10] ____________________________________ ___________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ __________________ 25. How would you like to receive information about decisions in the Monte Verde Zone?: Word of Mouth [1] Meetings [2] Internet [3] Bulletin Fuerza Femenina [4] Magazine Agua Pura [5] Letters [6] National Newspaper [7] Television [8] Radio [9] Multiple [10] ____________________________________ ___________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ __________________ 26. a) What type of transportation do you use to g o to and from work?: Walk [1] Motorcycle [2] Taxi [3] Car/Jeep [4] Horse [5] Bus [6] Bicycle [7] Lechero [8] Hitch ride (not lechero) [9] ATV [10] Multiple [11] ____________________________________ ____________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ b) What type of transportation do you use to go to and from areas outside of the Monte Verde Zone?: Walk [1] Motorcycle [2] Taxi [3] Car/Jeep [4] Horse [5] Bus [6] Bicycle [7] Lechero [8] Hitch ride (not lechero) [9] ATV [10] Multiple [11] ____________________________________ ____________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ c) How often do you travel outside of the Monte Ver de Zone?: Once a year or less [1] More than once a year but less than once a month [ 2] More than once a month [3] Once a week or more [4] Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________

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8 d) What type of transportation do you use to travel inside the Monte Verde Zone (not work)?: Walk [1] Motorcycle [2] Taxi [3] Car/Jeep [4] Horse [5] Bus [6] Bicycle [7] Lechero [8] Hitch ride (not lechero) [9] ATV [10] Multiple [11] ____________________________________ ____________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ e) How often?: Once a year or less [1] More than once a year but less than once a month [ 2] More than once a month [3] Once a week [4] Several times a week but not daily [5] Daily [6] Several times a day [7] Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ (Now I have some questions about decision making in your community) 27. How satisfied are you with the way your communi ty is governed?: Not satisfied [1] Somewhat satisfied [2] Satisfied [3] Very satisfied [4] I don’t know [5] No response [00] 28. In your opinion, which individuals, groups, or grou ps of individuals make decisions about the affairs of your own community?: Name/Identifier Position/Role I don’t know [1] No response [00] 29. In your opinion, which individuals, groups, or groups of individuals would you like to see making decisions about your own community and what qualities in these groups or individuals do you value?: Name/Identifier Position/Role Qualities 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. I don’t know [1] No response [00]

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9 30. What do you consider to be the most important o rganizations in your community?: ___________________________________________________ __________________ __________________________________________________ ___________________ (Now I have some questions about decision making in the Monte Verde Zone) 31. How satisfied are you with the way the Monte Ve rde Zone is governed?: Not satisfied [1] Somewhat satisfied [2] Satisfied [3] Very satisfied [4] I don’t know [5] No response [00] 32. In your opinion, which individuals, groups, or groups of individuals make decisions about how the Monte Verde Zone is governed?: Name/Identifier Position/Role I don’t know [1] No response [00] 33. In your opinion, which individuals, groups, or groups of individuals would you like to see making decisions about the Monte Verde Zone?: Name/Identifier Position/Role I don’t know [1] No response [00] 34. What do you consider to be the important organi zations in the Monte Verde Zone __________________________________________________ ___________________ __________________________________________________ ___________________ 35. a) What is your general opinion about how tourism a ffects the Monteverde Zone?: Very positive [1] Moderately positive [2] Neutral [3] Moderately negative [4] Very negative [5] I don’t know [6] No response [00] b) What if any benefits has tourism brought to your family ?: Full-time employment [1] Temporary or seasonal employment [2] Part-time employment [3] Housing [4] Entertainment [5] Formal education [6] Shopping opportunities [7] Business opportunities [8] Cultural orientation or Non-formal education [9] Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ c) What positive effects has tourism had on the Mo nte Verde Zone?: ________________ __________________________________________________ ______________________

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10 d) What negative effects has tourism had on the Mo nte Verde Zone?: ________________ __________________________________________________ ______________________ __________________________________________________ ______________________ 36. How do you rate the availability of the followi ng services?: Very adequate (more than satisfies my needs) [1] Adequate (satisfies my needs) [2] Not adequate (not enough for my needs) [3] Not available [4] No Response [00] a) Water b) Bus c) Taxi d) Roads e) Electricity f) Garbage collection g) Health care h) Education (public) i) Agricultural Extension j) Credit k) Banking Services l) Telephone m) Recreation n) Therapy or Counseling o) Recycling

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11 D. Health, Water, and Sanitation 37. What is the source of your water?: Spring [1] Stream [2] I don’t know [3] Other [0] ________________________________________ _________________ 38. What type of water supply system do you have?: Aqueduct (public) [1] Private system (group) [2] Private system (individual) [3] I don’t know [4] Other [0] ____________________________ 39. Is the water chlorinated?: Yes [1] No [2] I don’t know [3] 40. Are there times when you have no water?: Never [1] Sometimes [2] Frequently [3] Explain. __________________________ _____________________ 41. a) Are there times when you receive water of po or quality?: Never [1] Sometimes [2] Frequently [3] Explain. __________________________ ______________________ b) If you receive water of poor quality, do you tre at it in your house?: Never [1] Sometimes [2] Frequently [3] Explain. __________________________ ______________________ 42. Is your drinking water from the tap?: Yes [1] No [2] I don’t know [3] 43. How would you rate your water supply?: Poor [1] Satisfactory [2] Excellent [3] 44. In your opinion, the monthly amount you pay for water is: Inexpensive [1] Reasonable [2] Expensive [3] No cost (private) [4] 45. How many toilets are there in the house/buildin g?: 1 [1] 2 [2] 3 [3] more [4] 46. What type of toilet(s) do you have?: Flushing [1] Latrine [2] Multiple [4] _____________________________________ ____________________ Other [0] ________________________________________ ___________________ 47. a) Is your toilet(s) connected to a septic tank ?: Yes [1] No [2] I don’t know [3] b) If no, why? ____________________________________ ____________________ ___________________________________________________ __________________ 48. a) What do you do when your septic tank is full ?:

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12 Have it pumped out [1] Empty it ourselves [2] Install another septic tank [3] I don’t know [4] Other [0] ________________________________________ ____________________ b) Is your choice a matter of cost?: Yes [1] No [2] I don’t know [3] 49. Do you think that a sewage system is a necessit y? Yes [1] No [2] I don’t know [3] 50. Where do your grey waters go?: Drain [1] Street [2] Creek [3] Onto ground [4] I don’t know [5] Other [0] ________________________________________ __________________ 51. Do you ever have problems with your septic tank or grey water system?: Never [1] Sometimes [2] I don’t know [3] Frequently [4] Explain. __________________________ _____________________ 52. Do you have concerns about the health of your famil y related to either your water supply or sanitation systems?: Yes [1] Explain.__________________________________ ____________________ ___________________________________________________ __________________ No [2] 53. a) Are there any improvements to either your or the community’s water supply or sanitation systems that you would like to see intro duced?: Yes [1] No [2] b) Explain. ______________________________________ ____________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ c) Would you be willing to pay for these improvemen ts?: Yes [1] No [2] 54. a) How has your own health and that of your fam ily changed in the last 5 years?: In a positive manner [1] In a negative manner [2] It has not changed, it is the same that it was 5 y ears ago [3] b) If it has changed, briefly explain how and why? : __________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ 55. a) Do you store water in your household?: Yes [1] No [2] b) Briefly explain why you store water and where y ou store it: __________________ __________________________________________________ __________________ __________________________________________________ __________________